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From businesses to schools, many places you go you may already be used to seeing it; An extra bright colored container next to the trash can.

Throughout the years, recycling has grown and become part of a lot of peoples lives. Erika Caturay will have a special two-part series on recycling. We'll hear from some in the business, and get an inside look on how your old items are turned into...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:29

FIELDBROOK- A shooting broke out after a home invasion in Fieldbrook.

Around 3 a.m Wednesday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1100 block of Sawdust Trail. The male and female victims said a male suspect entered their residence. The male victim and suspect both had guns and fired multiple shots at each other. The victims weren't injured, but the suspect fled. Anyone...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:27

FIELDS LANDING- A man was arrested after a shooting in Fields Landing.  

At 8:45 Tuesday night, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 6700 block of Harrison Avenue. It was reported that a male had shot his gun at another man. 36-year-old Stephen James Simpson was later arrested for exhibiting the firearm and shooting it. His bail was set at $25,000. 

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 17:24

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- CAL FIRE is preparing for a busy fire season.

The Humboldt-Del Norte and Mendocino Unit fire crews from five conservation camps are participating the Redwood Coast Fire Preparedness Exercises.

They're gearing up for the front lines following a historic fire season in California last year.

"It's definitely an experience unlike anything most of them have...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:14

EUREKA - Businesses in Old Town Eureka on F Street are being hit with counterfeit cash.

The manager of The Wine Spot says a couple paid their bill last Wednesday with a suspicious $50 bill, which was later confirmed as a counterfeit by the bank. The restaurant A & J Ichiban say they’ve received counterfeit bills throughout the past month and two counterfeit $20's last week. Cathy...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:36

EUREKA - Early Wednesday morning Humboldt Bay Fire tackled a blaze at the historic Ritz Building on F Street in Old Town Eureka. 

Around 4 a.m. the smell of smoke prompted a tenant to call 911. Humboldt Bay Fire dispatched an investigation but once inside the building they could see smoke between the two floors. Firefighters were able to locate the point of origin to the electrical...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 14:19

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A tragic situation Monday got a little better after the CHP and CALTRANS workers stepped up to save a young deer’s life. Agency officials say a very pregnant doe was struck and killed by a vehicle just north of Garberville.

The fawn was forced out of the mother's womb. A CHP officer found the doe and while a Caltrans fence and guardrail crew were moving the mother to...

Post date: Tue, 05/10/2016 - 23:51

TRINIDAD – “Ladies and gentleman start your engines!”. It’s a NASCAR phrase but North Coast crabbers will do just that on Thursday at the stroke of midnight.

Commercial Dungeness crab season harvesting will finally get underway from North of Redwood Creek up to the Oregon border. Below Redwood Creek to the north spit of Humboldt Bay is still closed due to high levels of Domoic acid....

Post date: Tue, 05/10/2016 - 23:41